El Salvador Current Account to GDP 1995-2014 | Data | Chart | Calendar

El Salvador recorded a Current Account deficit of 6.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013. Current Account to GDP in El Salvador averaged -3.46 Percent from 1995 until 2013, reaching an all time high of -0.80 Percent in 1998 and a record low of -7.10 Percent in 2008. Current Account to GDP in El Salvador is reported by the Consejo Monetario Centroamericanono.

   
 
 

El Salvador Current Account to GDP


Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-6.50 -5.40 -0.80 -7.10 1995 - 2013 Percent Yearly
The Current account balance as a percent of GDP provides an indication on the level of international competitiveness of a country. Usually, countries recording a strong current account surplus have an economy heavily dependent on exports revenues, with high savings ratings but weak domestic demand. On the other hand, countries recording a current account deficit have strong imports, a low saving rates and high personal consumption rates as a percentage of disposable incomes. This page provides - El Salvador Current Account to GDP - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Content for - El Salvador Current Account to GDP - was last refreshed on Monday, October 20, 2014.

El Salvador Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -341.54 -439.50 -14.60 -528.60 USD Million [+]
Exports 434.11 486.15 532.00 47.70 USD Million [+]
Imports 775.65 925.70 1027.10 91.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -308.30 -418.20 12.60 -1130.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -6.50 -5.40 -0.80 -7.10 Percent [+]
Remittances 3911.00 3650.00 3911.00 1911.00 USD Million [+]
Capital Flows 426.10 37.60 693.60 -869.00 USD Million [+]
Gold Reserves 7.25 7.25 14.59 7.25 Tonnes [+]